Period
to 18 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 974 946 917
Rank change year-on-year -28 -29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 189 273 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 170 260 353
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £59,750 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,625 £98,875 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,750 £50,500 -
% change year-on-year -41.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167288 184870 210158
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134009 154979 174143
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 189 £85,000 +13.33% 20
London -75 187 £85,000 +13.33% 20
UK excluding London +64 2 £29,750 -41.09%
South East - 1 £27,500 -
East of England - 1 £32,000 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 189 (100.00%) Front Office
2 126 (66.67%) Java
3 103 (54.50%) Finance
4 89 (47.09%) Banking
5 68 (35.98%) Investment Banking
5 68 (35.98%) C#
6 65 (34.39%) C++
7 63 (33.33%) Python
8 60 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (28.04%) Fixed Income
9 53 (28.04%) Multithreading
10 50 (26.46%) Derivative
11 49 (25.93%) SQL
12 40 (21.16%) Linux
13 39 (20.63%) Electronic Trading
14 37 (19.58%) Low Latency
15 36 (19.05%) SQL Server
16 35 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 33 (17.46%) Analytics
18 26 (13.76%) .NET
19 25 (13.23%) Oracle
20 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
20 24 (12.70%) Risk Management
21 23 (12.17%) Risk Analytics
21 23 (12.17%) Greenfield Project
22 22 (11.64%) Mathematics
22 22 (11.64%) Degree
23 20 (10.58%) Equities
23 20 (10.58%) VBA
23 20 (10.58%) OO

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (4.23%) Apache
3 8 (4.23%) GemFire
4 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.06%) MTS
4 2 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) Multicast
2 2 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.29%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.23%) Big Data
4 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.17%) KDB
5 6 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.12%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.06%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.06%) DB2
7 2 (1.06%) HBase
7 2 (1.06%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) JUnit
2 13 (6.88%) Maven
3 10 (5.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.23%) Subversion
5 7 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.59%) NUnit
8 2 (1.06%) Gradle
8 2 (1.06%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.06%) webpack
9 1 (0.53%) JIRA
9 1 (0.53%) Moq
9 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 189 (100.00%) Front Office
2 103 (54.50%) Finance
3 89 (47.09%) Banking
4 68 (35.98%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.59%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Retail
7 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.76%) .NET
2 18 (9.52%) Spring
3 15 (7.94%) AngularJS
3 15 (7.94%) WPF
4 14 (7.41%) XSLT
5 13 (6.88%) XML
6 12 (6.35%) HTML
7 11 (5.82%) REST
8 10 (5.29%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (5.29%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.76%) HTML5
9 9 (4.76%) XSD
10 7 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.70%) J2SE
10 7 (3.70%) JMS
10 7 (3.70%) Middleware
11 5 (2.65%) Reactive Extensions
11 5 (2.65%) RESTful
11 5 (2.65%) Ultra Messaging
12 4 (2.12%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.04%) Fixed Income
2 50 (26.46%) Derivative
3 35 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (12.17%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (10.58%) Computer Science
5 20 (10.58%) Equities
6 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (6.88%) Credit Risk
8 9 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (3.70%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.17%) Exotic Derivative
10 6 (3.17%) Hedge funds
10 6 (3.17%) Market Risk
11 4 (2.12%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.59%) User Experience
13 2 (1.06%) Fintech
13 2 (1.06%) Spread Betting
14 1 (0.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.16%) Linux
2 18 (9.52%) Unix
3 8 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.04%) Multithreading
3 39 (20.63%) Electronic Trading
4 37 (19.58%) Low Latency
5 33 (17.46%) Analytics
6 24 (12.70%) Risk Management
7 23 (12.17%) Risk Analytics
8 22 (11.64%) Mathematics
9 20 (10.58%) OO
10 17 (8.99%) Algorithmic Trading
10 17 (8.99%) RAD
11 12 (6.35%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.82%) Line Management
12 11 (5.82%) Web Development
13 10 (5.29%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.29%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.76%) Change Control
14 9 (4.76%) System Testing
14 9 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (66.67%) Java
2 68 (35.98%) C#
3 65 (34.39%) C++
4 63 (33.33%) Python
5 49 (25.93%) SQL
6 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
7 20 (10.58%) VBA
8 15 (7.94%) Scala
9 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.17%) Perl
11 3 (1.59%) XAML
12 2 (1.06%) C
12 2 (1.06%) ES6
12 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Go
13 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.53%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (11.64%) Degree
2 8 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.06%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Graphite
2 2 (1.06%) Ansible
2 2 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) Oracle
2 14 (7.41%) Sybase
3 8 (4.23%) ION Trading
4 7 (3.70%) StreamBase
5 6 (3.17%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.65%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.12%) Google
7 4 (2.12%) Murex
8 2 (1.06%) Cadence
8 2 (1.06%) eSpeed
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.06%) Reuters
8 2 (1.06%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.53%) Calypso
9 1 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Redback
9 1 (0.53%) Solace
9 1 (0.53%) Tableau
9 1 (0.53%) Typemock